Episodes

Episode 09: Let’s Talk about lockdown

Please note this episode was recorded at the beginning of May but Alex took way too long getting it edited. Welcome to Episode 9 folks! In this episode we discuss how each of us have managed to keep creatively fulfilled whilst still in lockdown. We go behind-the-scenes and all about Alex’s Mental Health project, Chris’…

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Episode 08: Let’s Talk To Gavin Hoey

Welcome to episode 8 of the Tog Pod! This episode is all about YouTube and we are joined by the man, the myth, the legend, the one and only Gavin Hoey. “You have to be you plus 50% more you, because the internet drains it from your soul.” In this episode we discuss the merits…

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Episode 07: Let’s Talk The Photography Show

Please note: This episode was recorded on Saturday 14th March This episode was intended to be recorded at The Photography Show 2020. However, as we all know by now, that has now been postponed till September. Due to this unprecedented and uncertain time, we give helpful advice as small business owners what you can do…

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Episode 06: Let’s Talk Freelancing And Families

Welcome to episode 6 of the podcast, contrary to Tommy’s memory this is our second episode of 2020. This time we hear Chris and Alex alleviate Tommy’s concerns of how an expanding family impacts your business as a creative. We also talk about how sometimes you can feel like giving it all up and getting…

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Episode 05: Let’s Talk To Hannah Couzens

Happy New year folks! It’s our first podcast of the year and not only do we have a catchy new intro sting, but even more exciting than that, we’re so pleased to introduce our first guest on the podcast – portrait photographer, Sony ambassador and Profoto speaker, Hannah Couzens! “I don’t care if you shot…

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Episode 04: Let’s Talk Studios

Whoa, it’s episode 4 and we finally all have good sound! In this episode we discuss our experiences of the photography show, which is coming in March, where we all met for the first time! We discuss planning for shoots and what happens when all of that planning goes out of the window. “For those…

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Episode 03: Let’s Go Photoshopping

How much is too much? In this, Episode 3 of the Tog Pod we discuss how much of a part Photoshop plays in photography these days. “Everyone has their own amount of Photoshopping they like to do” We also talk about being truthful with your photography work and what happens when you’re not. Enjoy this…

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Episode 02: Let’s Talk Weddings

What’s your approach to wedding photography? Does Instagram likes really matter? In episode 2, we delve into the different ways each of us photograph weddings and share tips and tricks to produce better relationships with your bride and groom. Is it okay to turn down a wedding? Have we ever had any horror stories from…

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Episode 01: The New Podcast

Welcome to our debut Podcast! In this, our first episode, for which we still don’t have a name, we introduce ourselves and discuss our routes into the full time photography business. “Best film of all time?” “Fast & Furious: Tokyo Drift……. you didn’t expect that one, did you?” We look at “Photographers Sanity” and how…

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